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a powerpoint and then we'll open it up to q&a. so with that, david is going to come into his presentation. >> good afternoon, everyone. thank you for coming. it's an honor to be here. thank you, peter and thank you to the foundation for providing -- for hosting today. i suspect that most in the audience, whether here in the room or from one of the cameras watching what we're doing still remember where they were on september 11, 2001, when they heard the two towers had been hit by two aircraft. i certainly remember. and i was in a traffic jam in virginia. the first call came from cnn, where i was then national security course on it. the second call came for my wife. she said -- all never forget the way she put it. she said, these two towers had been hit, and you know that? she said i think it's your people. i regret -- that's the wrong tone. but she had a point. i've spent much of the summer because my job was national security, hearing from sources in u.s. intelligence, one who is prominently remember to have had his hair and fire all summer, very worried about the intelligence suggesting
of the projects he is set in motion, he and his team. he will then do a powerpoint and then we'll open it up to q&a. so with that, david is going to come into his presentation. >> good afternoon, everyone. thank you for coming. it's an honor to be here. thank you, peter and thank you to the foundation for providing -- for hosting today. i suspect that most in the audience, whether here in the room or from one of the cameras watching what we're doing still remember where they were on september 11, 2001, when they heard the two towers had been hit by two aircraft. i certainly remember. and i was in a traffic jam in virginia. the first call came from cnn, where i was then national security course on it. the second call came for my wife. she said -- all never forget the way she put it. she said, these two towers had been hit, and you know that? she said i think it's your people. i regret -- that's the wrong tone. but she had a point. i've spent much of the summer because my job was national security, hearing from sources in u.s. intelligence, one who is prominently remember to have had his hair and f
that started for republicans with a powerpoint presentation pronouncing, and i quote, the purpose of the majority is to pass their agenda. the purpose of the minority is to become the majority. now obviously it's no secret, i'm a convinced democrat, and i know it's better to be in the majority than in the minority. i've been in both in the 25 years. and i don't want anyone to come to the senate and check their beliefs at the door and go washington. it's not what i'm asking. and the founding fathers didn't want anyone to do that either. and certainly no one is elected to the senate promising to join an exclusive club. or forget where they came from. but the truth is some of the most fiercely indie pendant, plain talking, direct and determined partisans that i've ever known in the senate have also been a very want to tackle the toughest issue. finding common ground with people they disagreed on with just about damn near everything else they thought about. daniel patrick moynihan was a new york liberal. alan simpson was a wyoming conservative. but they could sit down and talk and deb
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